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gets under way 7:00 a.m. eastern time, 4:00 if you're joining us from the west coast. it is a back to workweek congress and an agenda that will be packed before members leave for the october campaign break. and colon will be joining us -- collin will be joining us. and he will be talking about efforts in iraq and negotiators in the middle east as secretary of state hillary clinton travels to the region this week. thanks for being with us on this sunday. enjoy the rest of your weekend. hope you have a great week ahead. . . investing. they haveotkyçz -- what we're trying to do, have the investment into a more o carrierringr >> the first order of business when they woman back next week. we hope it gets done quickly. then they have to think about what to do on the bush tax cuts. we understand that. hopefully we'll have some agreement on both of those issues, move swiftly. then they can turn to the president's proposals just made this week. but those proposals weren't made with a specific timeframe or calendar in mind. they're good policy, good proposals. if congress can't get to the
w. bush's administration. joining us this week is michael mundaca, assistant treasury secretary for tax policy. here to question him is kim dixon from reuters and martin vaughn from dow jones. >> michael, i want to start out by asking you about the proposals that the president put forward, the tax proposals to stimulate the economy. one of those was that he wanted to allow businesses to immediately write off 100% of their newly commit purchases in 2011, the aim being to free up cash to invest higher. what we're leading -- what we're hearing is that cash is not the problem. the issue right now is that folks are worried about the economy neck getting better, continuing continuing to stagnate or getting worse. in that light, how much good can you do by simply offering people a tax cuts if they are just worried about the economy not getting better? >> that is a good question. i think we need to put this in context. these are one not -- these are not one-of proposals. -- these are not one-off proposals. proposals. there has been made to states. these proposals now, these targeted pro
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